3 June 2011
Gay Irish presidential frontrunner claims he is victim of ‘smear campaign’ over paedophilia comments
Irish Senator David Norris, who looked set to become Ireland and Europe's first openly gay president, has said the digging up of a nine-year-old interview in which he made controversial remarks about paedophilia is an act of sabotage.
2 June 2011
Ugandan woman branded with iron for being a lesbian faces deportation from UK
A 22-year-old Ugandan woman who was subjected to being branded with a hot iron in her home country as a punishment for being a lesbian, may be deported from the UK.
1 June 2011
Commonwealth secretary general speaks out against homophobia following Tatchell’s criticisms
The Commonwealth secretary-general, Kamalesh Sharma, has written an article in the Nairobi Star speaking out against homophobia.
1 June 2011
Man fined for East End anti-gay stickers
An 18-year-old Muslim man has been fined for posting homophobic stickers around London’s East End.
1 June 2011
Lesbian woman subjected to homophobic rant from doctor at Atos medical assessment
A gay woman who was instructed to attend an Atos Healthcare assessment in order to assess her benefit entitlement claims she was subjected to a homophobic outburst by the doctor who examined her.
26 April 2011
Lesbian newsreader says gay men and women have a ‘responsibility to come out’
An openly gay American newsreader has said she believes men and women in her industry have a "responsibility" to come out.
20 December 2010
South Africa launches “bold” Mr Gay World bid
The 2012 bid is launched against a rising tide of homophobia, the Guardian reports.
26 August 2010
Former Republican party chairman comes out as gay
Ken Mehlman, the former Republican party chairman and aide to George Bush, has revealed he is gay.
27 February 2010
Guardian: A ‘hideously diverse Britain’ where LGBT people “hold strong cards”
As part of his series for the Guardian entitled 'Hideously diverse Britain', Hugh Muir looks at how diversity and race impact on Britain today.
21 December 2009
Culture secretary Ben Bradshaw criticised for Sri Lankan Christmas holiday
The Independent on Sunday reports that human rights campaigners have questioned whether openly gay culture secretary Ben Bradshaw should have decided to hold his Christmas holiday on the island of Sri Lanka.
15 December 2009
Guardian- The election of openly gay mayor Annise Parker shows Texas is not a conservative monolith
The Guardian's Amanda Marcotte argues that the election of openly gay mayor Annise Parker shows Texas is not a conservative monolith.
5 December 2009
Guardian: Uganda is unjust and infamous
In a strongly worded leader column, The Guardian condemns Uganda's proposed law that could sentence gay people to death or leave them facing lengthy prison sentences.
20 November 2009
Newspaper roundup: New EU foreign affairs chief Cathy Ashton has strong gay rights record
In a profile published for The Guardian, Caroline Davies argues that the new European Union's new High Representative For Foreign Affairs has a strong history of standing up for equality.
13 November 2009
Newspapers: Guardian columnist meets civil partnership pioneer
The Guardian's Hugh Muir writes today about his lunch with civil partnership pioneer Ian Burford and says it's a pity the Christian registrar Lillian Ladele who refuses to conduct gay nuptials hasn't met him.